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the past two years combined. meanwhile the united states government backing away from the spontaneous attack description by the administration's spokesmen and spokespersons over the past week about events in libya, events that led to the murder of ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans. fox news has confirmed from an intelligence source on the ground in benghazi that there was no significant or sizable demonstration of any kind in benghazi when the attacks on the consulate were launched. the white house has now apparently decided that the investigation may well lead to a different conclusion than the one the administration has been so certain about for almost a week. >> what i can tell you that we have provided information about what we believe was the precipitating cause of the protests and the violence based on the information that we have had available. there is an ongoing investigation. the fbi is investigating and, that investigation will follow the facts wherever they lead. lou: the libyan government, an intelligence source in benghazi, eyewitnesses in benghazi
, and that was one of the biggest decisions we've made, the united states was in a very tough situation at that time. neil: you were for bailing those others out, because of the whole supply? >> remember we actually testified on behalf of temporary help for gm and chrysler, we concluded, that if gm and chrysler, went into freefall, they could have taken down the industry and u.s. economy. neil: you don't think you would have survived that or toyota with plants here. >> we all would have been in real trouble. we did it, -- we could have really contributed to u.s. going from a recession. neil: that rescue of a good thing? >> it was the right thing to did at the time, but to your point, i am just so pleased that we did not access one dollar of taxpayer money, we were on a plan to create a viable ford way before that recession hit. neil: there seems to be a bigger macro picture to, that you know that is big government, about well not big government. many saying it has gone too far since, and we built a slippery slope. what do you think that that the government is too unwieldy, rescuing everyone. >> i co
income in the united states, bringing it to the lowest level since 1995. gretch, over to you and peter johnson. >> gretchen: thanks very much. egyptian authorities are seek the death penalty now for seven christians living in the united states. for their part in producing that anti-islamic film that sparked violent protests across the middle east. so do you think that's harsh? well, then there is this, a conservative web site, brightbart.com, reports the u.s. state department could be currently in negotiations with the egyptians to transfer one of their citizens to terrorists back home. that man you've seen, known as the blind sheik, serving a life sentence for his part in the 1993 world trade center bombing. here with more is fox news legal analyst peter johnson, jr. >> hi. >> gretchen: so this is a claim by breitbart.com, fox has not been able to confirm this. state department spokesperson was asked about it yesterday and she denied this transfer might be going on. >> denied. but president morsi raised this issue, president of egypt in the campaign before he became president. so ther
of this debate. ultimately the fault line in the united states is not the fault line between the people receiving federal assistance and those who aren't. what we want to do is get people off those things. that status ought to be transitional. and they ought to ultimately move to the point where they are, if you will, taxpayers or they working full time and so forth. that ought to be the debate, and that's what's missing. again, what's missing i actually think from this campaign is not just optimism, but it's a set of ideas on the economy, on the budget, on our role in the world. you can't -- neither candidate is actually putting forward much in the way -- you say an optimistic agenda. i'd also say a positive agenda and have two candidates who are painly counterpunching and they're refraining from putting forward ideas lest they be attacked. this is a very defensive campaign. so you don't say what tax expenditures you'd get rid of. you don't exactly say how you would curtail entitlements. everybody's playing defensive. but what this shows, but not playing offense, you're still on the defensive. b
the threats again the united states, use that term in regard to the consulate. here is the exchange from early today. >> let me begin by asking whether you would say that ambassador stevens and the three other americans died as a result of a terrorist attack? >>guest: certainly on that question i would say yes. they were killed in the course of a terrorist attack on our embassy. >>reporter: this is a term that was, i say, artfully avoided earlier this week by the administration. >>shepard: thank you, catherine, from capitol hill. now, rick nelson from the international security program, a bipartisan and nonprofit organization and former navy helicopter pilot with 20 years of intelligence experience including assignments with the national security council step and the counterterrorism center and served our nation in afghanistan. thank you for your service, sir. i never understood why you would not call it a terrorist attack from the beginning. it did not make sense to anyone. i don't understand why it went down this way. you have a clue? >>guest: well, right now in libya you have a potent mix o
in the united states. the reporting is of catherine herridge and she will have that coming up inside fox report. but, first, the war in afghanistan. a senior official or officer in the u.s.-led military alliance in afghanistan says the response to these insider attacks against our troops there will not result in a major shift in the exit strategy. so-called green on blue attacks have killed at least 51 coalition troops this year. today, the pentagon announced temporary move as they call it to stop most u.s. and nato troops from working side by side with their afghan forces. today an australian brigadier general deputy chief of staff for the coalition in afghanistan criticism that this could change the overall exit strategy for the war. >> i think it's going the smash the trust bond in the theater between us and them. and i don't think the temporary measures and what i think is pretty prudent response to a -- is going to change or damage the model that we have adopted for the campaign. >> shepard: afghan policemen and soldiers are scheduled to take over all security operations. we have to train
diplomats in the region is to represent the united states, to advance business and security interests. they will be out there doing that, regardless of the level of threat. they will just be more careful. melissa: we had a guest on yesterday saying international companies will pull back, having their people out in regions where they are receiving these threats. it seems like it is the smart thing to do. now you have al qaeda saying that they are focusing on threatening companies internationally as well and their personnel. do you think this poses a threat to international business, and in fact the global economy? >> first of all, not to the global economy. in the terms of american business interests, each company must, based upon its own legal and insurance policies, take care with its own employees, particularly when there are threats out there like that. each company has its own polly, melissa. again, i do not think this will have to long-term, significant impact we can measure on either the american business posture in the middle east or on the global economy. melissa: you are some
judicious in what you say. anytime you run for the president of the united states, you are on. >>> jesse ventura is floating the idea he may run for president. he mentioned radio host howard stern as a possible running mate for an independent ticket. >>> orrin hatch of utah is being called an old guy by his opponent. the 80-year-old hatch might retire or die before his term is through. the hatch campaign called the comments outrageous and offensive. >>> blt steak is running a presidential poll based on burger orders to be decided in two weeks. the mitt romney burger features a utah style and the other has kobe beef hawaiian style. >>> mr. obama talked about the florida pizza ria owner who lifted him off the ground in a bear hug last week. remember that? the president said quote, i think he fixed something in my back. that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> here is your "first look" at how wall street is going to kick off. the dow closed at 13,564 after adding 11 points yesterday. the s&p lost one. nasdaq was down a fraction. in tokyo, the nikkei jumped over 108 points. it was
't the commander in chief and the president of the united states step back and try to bring us together? there's very little bit on the side of positivism on both sides. and then when we are talking about the spending and buying campaigns, both of these parties, and particularly in congress, have not done their duty for the american people. and whatever -- whoever wins this next election, the next four years is going to be very difficult. i would much rather have a mitt romney in charge at that point because even if? of the things he says are, as he describes it, in he will went subsequent, the hard truths everyone talks about fall on the republican side. >> we have to break. two words. >> it revealed two truths, one, yes we are a divided entitlement nation and, two, romney has the i am plaquable hatred of the media. >> absolutely true. >> every day they declare romney has lost the campaign. >> an every day they are going to be wrong. coming up, don't want to miss this. eric holder's justice department is, in fact, walking hand-in-hand with the radical left wing organization called media matt
of physical gold is actually bought outside the united states. actually, outside the developed world enter emerging markets. we have seen in the u.s.s. cole be more of a trading vehicle, and only now we are seeing the adoption of physical gold chemical ets, and gold investment. gold in and of itself is much more of an emerging market phenomenon the start to come to the u.s. liz: we have breaking news. robert gray. >> reporter: cyber attacks. we talked about bank of america. nyse was the subject of an attack. it did not report what today. flashpoint partners is saying the new york stock exchange website is a subject of a distributed denial of service attacks. although it appears to have been unsuccessful so far in taking the stage website of flight. i can't confirm go i just wanted a site for. the twitter account, saudi anonymous one which really ticked by hitting the website as the actor behind the attack. now, separately is says the j.p. morgan chase is likely due to a sustained de dos attacked, distributed denial of service attack. this is the bank of america was hit with, something simi
're seeing through the lens. how are things both in the united states and europe. >> and china? >> let's talk about the u.s. in almost every business, there are pockets of real success. let's take, for example, the enormous burst in rental housing. the command for rental housing is incredible. so we're in the home supply business. we do cabinet doors, home depot, supply, we do vanities and things like that. we sell vanity kits as fast as you possibly make to landlocked and multifamily housing who put these things in. we charge $500, they increase the rent $100 a month, the pay back is in months, and the game is on. people are renovating rental places and motels and hotels because they're occupied. three years ago they were taking a room in a motel, tearing it apart, bringing the fixture over and fixing the other room that was leaking. now they're renovating those things. so the home rental idea is moving strongly. you take the marcellus fields, we can't get pipe up there fast enough. we can't get pre-fab buildings up there fast enough. i mean, i'm not talking marcellus, i'm talking north dako
produced in the united states. >>> and a scare for the u.s. ambassador to china. his cadillac was surrounded by a mob throwing bottles, outside the embassy in beijing. they were protesting japan's claim to a chain of disputed islands off the chinese coast. guards had to run to surround the ambassador's car and escort him to safety. >>> and schools are back open in chicago this morning for the first time in more than a week. union members voted to end their strike, even though their new contract has not yet been ratified. both sides compromised. the school day will be longer. but teachers will get a 17% raise over the next four years. and they'll be evaluated in part on their students' test scores. >>> and a wake-up call about america's expanding waistline and rising health care costs. a new report estimates by 2030, more than a dozen states will have obesity rates over 60%. that means 6 in 10 people will be roughly 30 pounds or more over their desired weight. adding billions to the cost each year to treat obesity-related diseases. >>> and an intriguing scrap of paper, smaller
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